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True Crime: New York City

Game Description: True Crime: New York City is the most authentic depiction of New York in a Video game. Marcus Reed was a gang member, just waiting for his turn in a jail cell, until Terry showed him he could do more than just fill an orange jumpsuit. Five years later, Marcus and Terry are New York City police officers, and life is better—until Terry is brutally murdered. Marcus gets the call to go undercover and becomes obsessed with finding Terry's killer. If he has to, he'll take on every gang and mob in the city to do it. Navigate over 25 miles of Manhattan—select from any number of undercover vehicles, or borrow one from the citizens. Prepare for the nightmare of NYC traffic GPS-accurate streets of Manhattan, complete with subways, hundreds of interiors, internationally recognized landmarks and real neighborhoods from Harlem to Chinatown to Times Square.

True Crime: New York City – Review

True Crime: New York City is missing the key words Streets of that would enable people to easily identify it as the sequel to 2003's True Crime: Streets of LA. Other things it's missing include an ending that makes sense, a decent framerate, and missions that don't crash the Xbox destroying two hours of unsaved gameplay.

True Crime: New York City – Consumer Guide

According to ESRB, this game contains: Blood and Gore, Intense Violence, Strong Language, Strong Sexual Content, Use of Drugs

Prince of Persia: The Two Thrones – Consumer Guide

According to ESRB, this game contains: Blood and Gore, Intense Violence, Nudity

Prince of Persia: The Two Thrones – Review

It's been a long road for the Prince of Persia. Coming from out of nowhere to score a smash reinvention after years of lying fallow, the masterful Sands of Time was both a surprise and a pleasure. The sophomore followup, Warrior Within, was an effort that was structurally admirable, but left many cold with darker aesthetics and harsher tone. Unlike some developers, Ubisoft must have been paying attention to the unhappy comments because this third iteration, The Two Thrones, is a solid return to the form and style that made so many sit up and take notice.

Prince of Persia: The Two Thrones

Game Description: Prince of Persia: Two Thrones picks up the incredible action and adventure of the series with an all-new chapter. The Prince has returned from his adventures with his love, Kaileena. Instead of the peace that he longs for, he finds his homeland ravaged by war and the kingdom turned against him. The Prince is captured and Kaileena has no choice but to sacrifice herself and unleash the Sands of Time to save him. Now a fugitive, the Prince discovers that past battles have given rise to a deadly Dark Prince, whose spirit gradually possesses him.

X-Men Legends II: Rise of Apocalypse – Consumer Guide

According to ESRB, this game contains: Mild Language, Violence

X-Men Legends II: Rise of Apocalypse

Game Description: X-Men Legends II: Rise of Apocalypse is an all new action-RPG that lets players create, customize and control teams of the legendary mutant heroes, hated and feared by the world they struggle to protect. This time, the threat of Apocalypse is looming over the world. An immortal mutant with advanced science and incredible shapeshifting powers, Apocalypse and his Four Horsemen seem unstoppable. To face this incredible evil, the X-Men and their rivals in the Brotherhood Of Mutants will unite—but even that may not be enough. Fantastic enemies and environments taken directly from the classic saga—Demolish over 100 different types of enemies, from hordes of Apocalypse's henchmen to Lady Deathstrike and Apocalypse's 4 Horsemen—in locations like the Weapon X facility, the Infinite Factory, Egypt and the North Pole.

X-Men Legends II: Rise of Apocalypse – Review

The original Legends scored high marks for a number of reasons—it was a game based on a comic book license that managed to not suck, it was an action RPG with everyone's favorite mutants from the X-Men universe, and it was simplistic enough with its hack-and-slash gameplay that almost anyone could grab a controller and get in on the action. Rise of Apocalypse earns high marks for all the same reasons, plus the addition of online cooperative play—the one thing the first game was missing that really seemed as though it should have been included.

The Matrix: Path of Neo – Consumer Guide

According to ESRB, this game contains: Blood, Language, Suggestive Themes and Violence

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